needle wood

noun

Definition of needle wood

1 usually needlewood \ ˈ⸗⸗ˌ⸗ \ : a needlebush of the genus Hakea especially : a white-flowered shrub or small shrubby tree (H. leucoptera) with a hard tough heavy reddish brown wood that is used locally for small cabinetwork
2 : an Indian-Burmese tree (Schima wallichii) of the family Theaceae with light red or reddish brown wood
3 : the wood of a needle wood

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“Needle wood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/needle%20wood. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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